NACAC Championships in Athletics

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Not to be confused with CAC Championships.

The North American, Central American and Caribbean Championships is a continental track and field athletics event organised by the North America, Central America and Caribbean Athletic Association. The last of the six IAAF areas to hold a continental senior athletics competition, the NACAC Championships' inaugural edition was held in 2007 in San Salvador, El Salvador. Three hundred athletes competed at the 2007 Championships and a total of 26 nations were represented.[1] The United States dominated the first edition with a total of 43 medals, including 28 gold medals. Mexico and Trinidad and Tobago took second and third places with totals of 20 and 11 medals, respectively.

Editions[edit]

Edition Year City Country Date Venue No. of
Events
No. of
Athletes
1 2007 San Salvador  El Salvador July 13–15 Estadio Jorge "Mágico" González 43
2 2015 San José  Costa Rica August 7-9 Estadio Nacional de Costa Rica 38

Records[edit]

Men[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Games Place Ref
100 metres 10.07 +1.9 Sheldon Mitchell  Jamaica August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
200 metres 20.12 +1.8 Rasheed Dwyer  Jamaica August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
400 metres 44.64 Lalonde Gordon  Trinidad and Tobago August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
800 metres 1:45.79 Ryan Martin  United States August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
1500 metres 3:45.08 Andrew Wheating  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
5000 metres 13:57.53 Lopez Lomong  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
110 m hurdles 13.23 +1.5 Mikel Thomas  Trinidad and Tobago August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
400 m hurdles 48.70 Javier Culson  Puerto Rico August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
3000 m steeplechase 8:39.51 Michael Spence  United States July 14, 2007 2007 El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
4×100 m relay 38.07  Jamaica
Mario Forsythe
Jason Livermore
Oshane Bailey
Sheldon Mitchell
August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
4×400 m relay 3:00.07  United States
Clayton Parros
Calvin Smith
Marcus Chambers
James Harris
August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
High jump 2.25 m (7 ft 412 in) JaCorian Duffield  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Pole vault 5.15 m (16 ft 1034 in) Jose Montano  Mexico July 13, 2007 2007 El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
Long jump 8.06 m (26 ft 514 in) -0.4 Cameron Burrell  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Triple jump 16.98 m (55 ft 812 in) +1.4 Yordany G Duranona  Dominican Republic August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Shot put 20.54 m (67 ft 412 in) Jonathan Jones  United States August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Discus throw 60.68 m (199 ft 034 in) Russ Winger  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica [2]
Hammer throw 72.72 m (238 ft 634 in) Roberto Janet  Cuba August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Javelin throw 79.30 m (260 ft 2 in) Riley Dolezal  United States August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica

Women[edit]

Event Record Name Nationality Date Games Place Ref
100 metres 11.01 +1.4 Samantha Henry-Robinson  Jamaica August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
200 metres 22.50 +1.3 Kyra Jefferson  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
400 metres 50.82 Courtney Okolo  United States August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
800 metres 2:00.48 Chanelle Price  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
1500 metres 4:14.78 Rachel Schneider  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
5000 metres 16:24.86 Kellyn Taylor  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
100 m hurdles 13.05 -0.3 Tenaya Jones  United States August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
400 m hurdles 54.35 Tiffany Williams  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
3000 m steeplechase 9:56.75 Ashley Higginson  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
4×100 m relay 42.24  United States
Barbara Pierre
Lekeisha Lawson
Dezerea Bryant
Kyra Jefferson
August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
4×400 m relay 3:25.39  United States
Kala Funderburk
Charonda Williams
Tiffany Williams
Courtney Okolo
August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
High jump 1.91 m (6 ft 3 in) Levern Spencer  Saint Lucia August 9, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Pole vault 4.50 m (14 ft 9 in) Kristen Hixson  United States August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Long jump 6.93 m (22 ft 834 in) +2.0 Quanesha Burks  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Triple jump 14.23 m (46 ft 8 in) +1.3 Shanieka Thomas  Jamaica August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Shot put 18.62 m (61 ft 1 in) Jill Camarena-Williams  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Discus throw 59.27 m (194 ft 514 in) Stephanie Brown Trafton  United States July 14, 2007 2007 El Salvador San Salvador, El Salvador
Hammer throw 72.41 m (237 ft 634 in) Amber Campbell  United States August 8, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica
Javelin throw 60.34 m (197 ft 1112 in) Kara Winger  United States August 7, 2015 2015 Costa Rica San Jose, Costa Rica

References[edit]

  1. ^ Clavelo Robinson, Javier (2007-07-16). USA dominates 1st NACAC Senior Championships. IAAF. Retrieved on 2009-06-16.
  2. ^ "Discus Throw Results". tiempodellegada.com. August 8, 2015. Retrieved August 10, 2015. 

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